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Local players lead EMU to sweep over Lancaster Bible

A day after snapping their four-match losing streak, the EMU volleyball women now have a two-match winning streak.  The Royals rolled to their second straight 3-0 sweep by beating Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, Pa., to improve to 8-9 overall. Game one was close until EMU broke loose and closed on a 17-9 run to win 25-19. Eastern Mennonite surged to a 14-2 lead in game two and nev ...More

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Royals snag first win in overtime of ODAC opener

EMU’s field hockey women came up big when they needed to, earning their first win in the first overtime of their first conference game of the season.  Junior Camille Williams (Media, Pa./Delaware County Christian) knocked home the game-winner 8:02 into OT, also notching her first goal of ...More

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EMU adds video webcasts on turf field

The EMU sports information department is pleased to announce the addition of a video webcast of select events on the Turf Field this fall. Information System’s staff put the finishing touches on secure wired internet access to the press box at the Turf Field this week, opening the door for the addition of the outdoor webcasts. The Royals plan to stream three games each of men’s socce ...More

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EMU men’s soccer defeats Cairn, 3-0, at Cialella Classic

After back-to-back losses to quality opponents, Eastern Mennonite’s soccer men needed a quick about face.  They got it Sunday afternoon, controlling Cairn for a 3-0 win at the Cialella Classic in Camden, N.J. The Royals had been shut out in their previous two losses, but got things rolling in the first half against the Highlanders.  Junior ...More

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Volleyball women split again at EMU Invitational

Continuing their solid start to the year, Eastern Mennonite’s volleyball women split day two’s matches at the EMU Invitational. The Royals lost a heart-breaking five-set match to Howard Payne and then regrouped to take down Salem College in four. Howard Payne 3, EMU 2 The women had a great start to the day, closing on a 12-4 run to take game one by a s ...More

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Season preview: new season, new perspective, new expectations

Women’s soccer: Heading into her third season at the helm of the Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) women’s soccer program, coach Sue Kolb has turned a corner. She enters this campaign with the biggest roster she has had, but more importantly, half of the squad has experience in her system. Kolb thinks that alone will be a key in elevating her Lady Royals from the lower end o ...More

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EMU Volleyball Women Claim Team Academic Award

The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) women’s volleyball team has picked up a prestigious honor, being given the American Volleyball Coaches’ Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2012-13 season. The AVCA announced that 622 teams, across all college and high school divisions, have earned the award, setting a new all-time high. The award, which was initiated in the 1 ...More

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Recent Pro Porter Takes Over Men’s Volleyball Program

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) announces Dominick Porter as its new head men’s volleyball coach. Porter, a 2007 graduate of the EMU program, will be the eighth head coach in the 24 seasons since men’s volleyball started in 1991. An all-conference performer during his collegiate playing days, Porter continued improving after college and went on to play professionally in Ge ...More

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EMU Adds New Bleachers on Turf Field

Fans and players of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) field hockey and soccer will be greeted by a very noticeable change this fall – a set of bleachers more than doubling the seating capacity at home games. The bleachers were purchased from James Madison University (JMU) earlier this summer and will place 1,000 fans right on top of the field. Long-time men’s soccer coach Rog ...More

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Chappell-Dick and Lady Royals Earn Academic Awards

Freshman sensation Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, OH/Bluffton) and the EMU women’s track & field team picked up one final honor from the 2012-13 athletic year, as each was awarded for academic work by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCC ...More